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Cat Health > New Cat Owner...Cat has Tapeworms...Profender/Revolution ? Please offer some advice :)
Cookie

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Purred: Thu Apr 10, '14 4:06pm PST 
Stop freaking out. My sister adopted a resue cat at Petsmart. She came with tapeworms we found out a week later. One round of treatment of Tradewind tape worm pills (3 pills) from Petsmart and all was gone. She never had them again even after having fleas. (Capstar, the Program and Adams flea shampoo to get rid of fleas for my long haired cats.) Now breath........
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Cats and a Clean Home > Litter Genie Refill options
Brownie

I'm the Alpha- cat!
 
 
Purred: Sun Apr 6, '14 11:20pm PST 
I received a Litter Genie to test. I liked it a lot. On average, I got 9 bags out of the bag cartridge. Unwilling to pay the cost of the refills, I found that a 8 gallon trash bags that I purchased at Kmart would work. Yes, it takes a lot more time to use the spent bag cartridge with the 8 gallon bags. It can be done cheap enought. But I gave up because the heights of the Litter Genie. It was too tall next to my only space next to the toliet and the bathtub. I ended up with a small rectangle trash can that has a petal to open the plastic lid. The trash can from Target was stainless steel on the outside with a plastic inner liner. It was just under $35.00 for the SimpleHuman 11" H x 13.5" W x 6.25" D can. Those same 8 gallon Ironclad bags work in the trash can I bought at Target.

Ironclad vanilla scented 65 count (8 gallon) bags are $4.99.
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Behavior & Training > Gravy Suckers - A Possible Remedy

Brownie

I'm the Alpha- cat!
 
 
Purred: Thu Feb 27, '14 11:35pm PST 
Brownie is the one to eat all the gravy and leave the rest. Unlike Cookie to eat only the pate types with a bit of extra hot water added. I got so mad at the waste too. Then the light bulb. I got my KitchenAid immersion blender out. It fits right into a 5.5 oz can. I process the "shreds" with gravy until they are silky smooth. I add extra water into the feeding bowl to make it soup. Great tasting soup because of the gravy. For the 3 oz cans of food, I have to get my one cup measuring cup. The blender fits inside for me to process the 3 oz. can contents.
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Catster Lifestyle, News & Entertainment > New play toys - Robo Fish, Frolic Cat, Fishing rod

Cookie

Can we play??
 
 
Purred: Fri Feb 21, '14 12:02pm PST 
My review is based on Birmans. Other cats may love or flip out over the toy I reviewed.

I saw a new toy on Floppycats youtube channel. So I looked for it a few stores. I finally gave up and ordered one online. I got the Zuru Robo Fish in orange. I filled a small round glass bowl and sat on the floor. As the cats came closer I put the Robo Fish in the bowl. It swam for a few minutes. They watched. But no one stalking and paws swatting wildly at the fish. I pulled the toy out of the water and dried it off. The cats saw this and thought for a moment and rushed to lean over the bowl. They could not wait and began to lap at the water. I put an end to that right away and throw out the water in to my potted plants. I was not sure the plastic in the fish BPA free. Better safe then sorry.

I'll take my Robo Fish down to my sister's house and see if her Himalayan finds it interesting. But so far my Birmans think it was just okay and not a favorite toy.

I also picked up a Frolic Cat on sale at Bed Bath and Beyond. And only Candie thinks it is the bomb of all toys. She LOVES to chase lasers.

The Shakespeare Ugly Stik Jr. rod I got at Cabelo was a winning with my homemake lure of pheasant feathers and a lead weight. I dug through my tackle box and found all the parts with one exception. I put my lure on a saftey pin and not a hook. It made it easy to hook to the swivel on the line. My Jr. rod is 42 inches long. If your not one to fish, I would recommend a shorter rod to cast inside your home. I sit in the living room chair and can cast all the way into the dining room. All of my cats love that homemade toy.

The girls still LOVE a green bamboo plant stake I got at the garden store.

And my favorite idea is to collect most of the cat toys for a while in a box. They soon forget about them. Then I bring them back and they go crazy all over again. Try it and see it for yourself.
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Birman > A Ragdoll or Birman?

Candie

Leave me alone!
 
 
Purred: Wed Feb 19, '14 8:28pm PST 
Birman do a Birman Huff. They are smaller than Ragdolls. Some say Ragdolls go limp.
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Birman > Is here really a Birman??
Cookie

Can we play??
 
 
Purred: Wed Feb 19, '14 8:20pm PST 
White paws are a must for Birmans. If you hold a Birman against their will, they will do the Birman Huff to tell you "Let me go!".

Does Oscar have an undercoat? Birmans do not have an undercoat. I'm thinking Oscar is a Himalayan. But for sure is not a Birman.
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Behavior & Training > Christmas Tree

Cookie

Can we play??
 
 
Purred: Wed Jan 15, '14 12:52pm PST 
Problem solved! Look at Cookie's profile and scroll down to see a picture of what I made. Simple and fast too.

Here is a link of what it is made of. (Google: metal modular cube storage) http://www.globalindustrial.com/p/storage/lockers/ventilated/6-pack- modular-mesh-storage-cube-black-29w-x-14-1-2d-x-43h?infoParam.campai gnId=T9A&gclid=CNm0q6z_gLwCFUtgMgodtjMAuA

Look around for others in your local area. The other part is good old zip ties. (Connect two overlaping into one tall panel using three small clear zip ties. Make enough panels to encircle the tree. Mine is 11 panels to encircle my 66 inch wide tree against the wall. So a 6 cube unit has 23 shelves, one extra shelf, to make the 11 panels.) This is the second year I put it up. And when company comes I can simply fold it up and tuck it away.

I still get paws reaching into the fence for the ornaments ar the bottom, but it easy to rehang those unbreakable ornaments. And a few times someone got caged under the tree because they were sleep on the tree shirt. Oops! I did not mean to cage them in but my tree branch go to the floor.
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Food & Nutrition > Good fat burning foods?

Brownie

I'm the Alpha- cat!
 
 
Purred: Mon Jan 6, '14 5:47pm PST 
In dry food, EVO or Wellness Core. In wet food, look for the pate ones that are 94%, 95% or 96% meat. This is based on the Atkins diet of limiting carbs.
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Catster Lifestyle, News & Entertainment > Petsmart 12/23 - 50% off Cozy Inn Scratching Tower

Cookie

Can we play??
 
 
Purred: Mon Dec 23, '13 10:29am PST 
Today Only! Grreat Choice Cozy Inn Cat Tower is 50% off. Regular price $99.99. It is 54 inches tall. So take a little rope and a red flag if you have put in your truck. Hurry today only!!!

Make your cat the happy and get this one!!!
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Food & Nutrition > Petsmart 12/23 - $1.50 Wellness canned food
Brownie

I'm the Alpha- cat!
 
 
Purred: Mon Dec 23, '13 10:18am PST 
Today only!! Select 5.5 oz Wellness canned food. Regular price. $1.89. Hurry, for best selection today.
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